Last night, the Shorty Awards, the annual honoring of the best and brightest in 140 characters, hosted a cocktail party where they announced the opening of the industry awards for entries. Among the categories: Best Use of Social Media in Real Life (“IRL”), Best Use of a Hashtag on Twitter, and a few new categories, like Best Social Media Manager.
The marketing jury, which judges the industry awards has also doubled in size. Among those on the list are Stephanie Agresta, Weber Shandwick‘s EVP, MD of social media; Andy Morris, founding partner at The Morris King & Company; and Ian Schafer, CEO of Deep Focus.
This is the fourth year for the awards.
- Giving Thanks for the PRSA and The National Dog Show
- 17 Firms That the New York Observer 'Top 50' List Missed
- Ogilvy, MSLGroup and More Make HRC's 'Most LGBT-Inclusive' List
- Which 15 Firms Made the Inc. 5000 List?